Joe Krupa

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Joe Krupa
Joe Krupa.jpg
Krupa from 1955 Purdue yearbook
Born: (1933-07-06) July 6, 1933 (age 85)
Chicago, Illinois
Died:September 13, 2011(2011-09-13) (aged 78)
Chicago, Illinois
Career information
Position(s)Defensive tackle
CollegePurdue
NFL draft1956 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17
Career history
As player
1956–1964Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1

Joseph S. Krupa, Sr. (July 6, 1933 – September 13, 2011) was a former American football defensive tackle who played nine seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League. Krupa was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 1963 season. He attended Purdue University. Krupa is a member of the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.